They were twins in the womb, but only one of the boys has a place in the world of the living. A ghost story that upends expectations.
Whatever lies ahead, the boy must move forward – hope insists upon it, and the mysterious monster pursuing him compels it. A spare and archetypal tale-for-all-ages in CG animation, imbued with frequent mom...
A bartender’s shift concludes with a lively musical flight of fancy.
A painter’s brush becomes an instrument of medical inquiry — and darker digressions — in this work of alarming and innovative animation.
Ten years after the anime maxi-short CENCOROLL world-premiered at Fantasia 2009, the surrealist sci-fi teen drama is back. Casually uncanny and uncommonly cool, CENCOROLL CONNECT is a true event for fans o...
A little handful of life isn’t only thing that a couple of coins will buy you in this desolate meditation from the director of ON THE WHITE PLANET (Fantasia 2015).
The courageous Red Frog and his little admirer set out on a quest for the fabled god of their lake, the enormous Catfish. Krakow-based illustrator Julia Ploch (VICE, etc.) adapts her own mythically charged...
A charming, playful little romp through the systematized soul-crushing of conformist tyranny.
A cavalcade of heretofore unheard-of critters, great and small, cute and hirsute.
Neil Christopher, Daniel Gies
Alone on the arctic ice, a hunter confronts a colossal foe. An Inuit spin on the giant-monster genre!
Jinyue Wan, Du Jinzhi
Fearing the malevolent snake-devil’s wrath, the village sends another maiden to be sacrificed — but things will be different this time.
Yutaro Kubo, Satomi Maiya
The anime debut of innocent little Shiva and the demonic chaperone she calls Teacher, well known to the devoted readership of the manga.
Why does 'Little Red Riding hood' give Jamie nightmares? It's been 15 years, and the girl in the hallway haunts him still. This is a testament to locked doors. A lullaby sung by wolves with duct tape and p...
In a world not ruled by humans, a boy won’t let his dreams be stolen — and such dark dreams they are.
An inquisitive, acquisitive little imp makes itself at home in this convincing stop-motion concoction.
Major breakthroughs in medical science have dramatically altered Japanese society in 2036, but this bright future casts some very dark shadows. A gripping cyberpunk anime thriller, packed with political in...
A typhoon of typographic turmoil tears through the pages of a notebook.
Since earliest childhood, Shinji always wanted to be a mangaka — a comic artist.
Kalp Sanghvi, Upamanyu Bhattacharyya
The existential threat facing Bengal tigers is vividly evoked in this haunting appeal from Kolkata-based collective Ghost, working with the Wildlife Trust of India.
A panoply of performative personas peel away to reveal the real self in this racy, graceful claymation affirmation.
Former Montrealer Yves Paradis’ animated experiment in improvisational narrative yields breathtaking results – a mesmerizing science-fiction journey.
Pubescent pimples and petty persecutions pepper this poem in pink.
Princess Navillera and the musician Janggu confront marvels and monsters as fate shakes the world… and the heavens above! An exquisite blend of steampunk, Korean folk styles and otherworldy fantasy, pepper...
A mother goat rescues her brood from the belly of the big bad wolf, but one of them cannot be found, in this dark, stop-motion variant on familiar fairy-tale frights.